1972 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1972 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1972 record 2–9 (1–5 ACC)
Head coach Tom Harper (1st year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
« 1971 1973 »
1972 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 North Carolina $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
#17 NC State 4 1 1     8 3 1
Maryland 3 2 1     5 5 1
Duke 3 3 0     5 6 0
Clemson 2 4 0     4 7 0
Virginia 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1972 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1972 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Tom Harper, the Demon Deacons compiled a 2–9 record and finished in a tie for last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/09/1972 Davidson Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 26-20
17,000
09/16/1972 at SMU Texas StadiumIrving, TX L 10-56
20,175
09/23/1972 at #5 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN L 6-45
66,266
10/07/1972* at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 0-23
15,000
10/14/1972* North Carolina State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 13-42
25,000
10/21/1972* North Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 0-21
27,000
10/28/1972* Clemson Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 0-31
16,000
11/04/1972 at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC L 3-35
38,689
11/11/1972* at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 9-7
18,025
11/18/1972* Virginia Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 12-15
18,000
11/25/1972 Virginia Tech Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 9-44
6,500

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Andy Carlton 24/70 268
Rushing Frank Harsh 157 663
Receiving Gary Johnson 9 135

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1972 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1972 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.